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Biden Begins Working Toward a White House That ‘Looks Like America’

Nine of the 13 members of Biden’s Covid-19 advisory board are people of color, and five of the members are women.

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Meet the Women Who Could Fill Top Positions in Biden’s Cabinet

As the president-elect aims to make his administration as diverse as the nation, Biden’s team is already working on a list of candidates.

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Florida Amendments: What Passed and What They Mean For You

Here are the amendments that were passed by Florida voters.

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Amy Coney Barrett Could Be Confirmed as Soon as Monday

With a final vote of 12-0, on Thursday the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to advance the nomination of the conservative judge to the Supreme Court.

FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2020, file photo, Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett listens during a confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Barrett served for nearly three years on the board of a private Christian school that effectively barred admission to children of same-sex parents and made it plain openly gay and lesbian teachers weren’t welcome in the classroom. (Erin Schaff/The New York Times via AP, Pool, File)
US Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett Sat on Board at Private School with Anti-Gay Rules

AP says Amy Coney Barrett sat in a leadership position at private Christian schools barring children of same-sex parents and LGBTQ teachers.

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Federal Prosecutors Are Ramping up Efforts to Tackle Corruption in Puerto Rico

The head of local federal prosecutors said he has assigned attorneys to investigate corruption, including money laundering, violent crimes, suspicious financial activities, and child pornography.

LIVE BLOG: The Latest 2020 Election News From Latino Lawmakers and Advocates

While President Donald Trump is tweeting to "stop the count," Latino lawmakers demand election officials continue to count until they're done.